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EJN at the Pop and Jazz Platform 2016
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Thu, 11/02/2016 - 14:44  PDF version
A delegation of the Europe Jazz Network is participating at the the Pop and Jazz Platform Meeting 2016 that will take place at Codarts Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on 12-13 February, in collaboration with IASJ and in the framework of the AEC Full Score Project funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. The Pop and Jazz Platform is a...
EVAN PARKER ON A GREEN TOUR OF EUROPE
by EJN Europe Jazz Network on Mon, 08/02/2016 - 12:18  PDF version
English tenor & soprano saxophonist Evan Parker will be touring Europe in February and April 2016 in the framework of “Take the Green Train” project run by the Europe Jazz Network and Julie’s Bicycle and supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.   Evan Parker is one of Europe’s most renowned saxophonists. He emerged in...
Saalfelden 3 Days of Jazz - Winter Festival
by International Jazzfestival Saalfelden / Kunsthaus Nexus on Thu, 21/01/2016 - 10:55  PDF version
“3 Days of Jazz” includes seven concerts from January 22 to 24, 2016. Saalfelden’s annual August jazz festival has garnered excellent reviews in the international jazz world. Starting in January 2016, visitors will also be able to listen to a vibrant array of bands in the winter. From January 22 to 24, 2016, Saalfelden Leogang will start to present...
Novara Jazz joins the Europe Jazz Network
by Novara Jazz on Tue, 19/01/2016 - 10:55  PDF version
The Board of Directors has accepted Novara Jazz as a member of the Europe Jazz Network. Novara Jazz Festival started in 2004. The Festival has always addressed the great jazz, musical improvisation, electronic musical experiments and overlapping of the Arts. In 2015 Novara Jazz entertained over 10.000 people for a 3 weeks event full of great...
SCANDINAVIAN GREATS AT TURNER SIMS
by Turner Sims Southampton on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:54  PDF version
Three acclaimed jazz musicians from Norway visit Turner Sims this Spring, as part of a special focus on Norway. 20 years ago, in 1996, a ground-breaking moment in jazz occurred with the release of New Conception of Jazz, an album by Norwegian keyboard player Bugge Wesseltoft which mixed improvised music with electronics and dance beats. Bugge visits TS...
ORCHARD ENDS INVOLVEMENT WITH BRECON JAZZ
by Brecon Jazz on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:44  PDF version
December 3 2015 PRESS RELEASE   ORCHARD ENDS INVOLVEMENT WITH BRECON JAZZ   The Orchard Media and Events Group, the operator of the Brecon Jazz festival since 2012, has announced it is calling time on its running of the famous mid Wales event, based on financial considerations.   Orchard was appointed to run the festival by the Arts...
Jeff Herr Corporation and Gast Waltzing named Export Artists of the Year
by Music:LX on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:33  PDF version
Jeff Herr Corporation has been awarded the Export Artist of the Year Award 2015 by Music : LX, Luxembourg Export Office, in the Jazz Category after successfully having played many international Festivals such as Nevers Jazz Festival, Reims Jazz Festival, Goa Jazz Festival and many more, on which he presented the material of his latest album “Layer Cake”...
Apply for 12 Points Festival! Deadline 30 January 2016
by Improvised Music Company on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:24  PDF version
“The freshest, hottest sounds in jazz and contemporary experimental music.” The Irish Times “Four dizzyingly diverse international triple-bills...a splendidly challenging festival" Jazzwise UK Improvised Music Company, the Dublin based producers of 12 Points Festival, today announce that the 2016 edition of 12 Points will take place from 20-23rd of...
JAZZ FINLAND LIVE BRINGS NEW FUNDING TO JAZZ CONCERTS IN FINLAND
by Finnish Jazz Federation (Suomen Jazzliitto) on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 16:57  PDF version
Jazz Finland LIVE is a new form of funding for promoting professional jazz concert organizers around the country. The goal is to provide support for regular and sustained jazz concert series. The Finnish Music Foundation MES granted 139 000 euros for the pilot project in 2016.   Jazz Finland LIVE is a project coordinated by The Finnish Jazz...
22nd edition of the DJANGOFOLLLIES jazz festival 2016
by Brosella Folk & Jazz / Djangofollies on Tue, 12/01/2016 - 11:34  PDF version
The legendary Belgian gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt would have been 116 years old on the 23rdof January 2016. Djangofolllies will pay him tribute again by featuring headliners, new discoveries and new projects.   Roby Lakatos & Biréli Lagrène (HU/FR), Koen De Cauter & Fapy Lafertin (BE), Christine Tassan et Les Imposteures (CA),...

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